After putting out four episodes in as many months, Telltale is back from its two month absence to release the final installment of Minecraft: Story Mode. But is it truly the last?
Of course it isn’t, silly. Minecraft: Story Mode will be releasing Episode 5, dubbed “Order Up!”, on March 29th. But the bigger news here is the announcement that Telltale will be putting out a sixth, seventh and eighth episode of the series later this year. Here’s the announcement:
“Today we can also reveal that ‘Order Up!’ won’t be the last players see of Jesse, as Episode Five will bridge the gap between the Wither Storm story arc, and three all-new adventures that will continue as post-season episodes set to release in the coming months of 2016.”
You won’t have to own Episodes two through five to play the later releases, but you will have to have Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1 to act as a client of sorts for them. “Order Up!” will be the conclusion of the Winter Storm narrative, with the next three entries being something new but with familiar faces. Here’s “Order Up!”‘s synopsis:
“In the upcoming Episode 5, on a tip from Ivor, Jesse and friends head to an abandoned temple holding mysterious treasures. Ambushed by former Ocelot Aiden and his crew, our heroes find themselves in an entirely new world: Sky City! As they explore, the Order finds that resources are at a premium, and nothing but ‘The Void’ exists below the known world. When Aiden convinces Sky City’s ruler that the New Order of the Stone are up to no good, you’ll need to make some tough choices to clear your name, and keep Aiden from destroying an innocent world.”
The trailer for Episode 5 should be making its way on the interwebs soon. We’ll update the post as we have it.